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Sunday, 29 May 2011

Inquiry - Music Group

Our group was researching Maori Music as part of our topic Whanaungatanga. Did you know that Maori carved instruments using whale bone? Neither did we! Watch to find out more!

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Thursday, 26 May 2011

My First Movie!

Miss Hansell set a challenge of making our very first movie using iMovie! We had to take the pictures, add transitions, add music and edit it all ourselves! Here is the end product, I hope you like it.

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Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Find Information


We were learning to find information about harakeke. I learnt that the harakeke plant
is like a whanau. You never cut the rito because that is the baby of the whanau.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Alphabet Key

I used the alphabet key to think about words to do with Whanaungatanga.

Amo
Building relationships
Compassion
Discipline
Encouragement
Friendship
Good friends
Helping each others
Integrity
Joining in groups
Kotahitanga
Love
Making friends
Nice to other people
Opportunity
Peace
Questioning each other
Religion
Smoke free
Team work
United
Voting for others
Xtra love
You know the best
Zig zag colours

The Prediction Key



I have used the Prediction Key to think about what the TPS uniform might look like in 50 years time. I hope you like my design!

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Sam Term Two Goals

Term Two Learning Goals

My learning goal for Reading this term is:
Making connections to stories and real life.                                                                 To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Memorize all of the stuff you did in my holiday,weddings and funerals and other things I did so I can relate to the stories I read.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Telling me memories from the past I did not know.


My learning goal for Writing this term is:
To help others by sitting next to them and encouraging them
to finish their work.  Then I will also remember what I need to do.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Ask people if they need help and asking others when I need help.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Making me mark my homework  and then tell me
what I did wrong.

My learning goal for Maths this term is:
Use 5,2 and 10s facts to solve problems.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Remember to  use 5,2 and 10s to solve problems.  Practice these facts every day.
My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Witting 5,2 and 10s timetables and give them to me to solve.

My personal goal this term is:
Getting fit.
To achieve this goal, I will need to:
Train every day and always go to rugby training.                                        My whanau can help me achieve this by:
Taking me training on time.